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it's wednesday, february 24th. i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at
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high pressure will bring well above average temperatures through friday for northeast california and western nevada. temperatures will ease down, but remaining above average, for the weekend. it will be breezy friday, with a chance for showers mainly north of interstate 80 friday night and saturday morning. ani story out of arizona. police have identified the man accused of shooting his parents and two sisters before setting their phoenix morning. 26 year old alex buckner also died in the fire. as crews were trying to rescue people from the home...they were being shot at from the second floor. police say buckner had a history of drug abuse. his youngest sister--
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died. we're getting a look at surveillance photos showing michigan shooting suspect-- jason dalton-- inside a gun store just hours before police say he went on a shooting rampage in kalamazoo. six people were killed in the shooting spree. and as the initial shock of this tragedy starts to subside....support for the lives lost have reached far beyond west michigan. erica francis shows us how people are coming together to rally around one business where 4 people were killed. "i just don't think it crossed people's mind that cracker barrel would be hit like it was" leaving a community and restaurant, hurting. "it's not fair that what happened here is effecting their business" beltz decided to help out and invite a few friends to help boost business. "then, we decided lets add the prayer element, got a few people involved with that and it just took off from there." it was a time to gather and honor the victims involved.
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fear a little bit in the community." hoping that fear will vanish reminding this community that through darkness, comes light. "we can do this together, by being together." surrounding each other with love and support two things bonnie newbern says she needs. "it's healing, you know, it gives you a sense of peace and support form everybody around," on tuesday, newbern said barbara hawthorne, mary jo nye, mary lou nye and dorothy brown were all close friends. "we're all here together for the same purpose, a lot of these people didn't even know my friends, but they came in support of them." people like sara her support. "we are not a people of fear, were a community that loves for people." they're people rallying together and standing strong. "it's very unfortunate what's gone on. now the focus, its absolutely true needs to be on the victims, families, helping them mend." "it's very unfortunate what's
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the victims, families, helping them mend." that was erica francis reporting in california... a carmax employee was killed during a test drive after the driver crashed into a tree. it happened in ontario. police say the 28 year old driver was high on drugs at the time of the crash. witnesses say they saw a corvette traveling at a high rate of speed moments before it crashed into a tree. the carmax employee was rushed to the hospital, but died from his injuries. the driver was arrested and charged with vehiclular manslaughter and felony driving under the influence of drugs. and terrifying moments for two window washers in new york when they got stranded 65 floors up! their scaffold stalled as they were working. firefighters say the scaffold was stable, but mechanics couldn't get it moving again. instead, firefighters had to remove a pane of glass to bring the
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building. fortunately neither of the workers were hurt. anim we're getting a look at the moments a semi collided with a train in northern minnesota. check out this police dashcam. in the video, you see the truck driver pull-off after a routine police inspection, then onto the train tracks. with rail-crossing lights flashing and the train's horn blaring, the driver continued straight into the train's path. police say the train dragged the truck a quarter mile down the tracks. the truck driver only suffered a minor cut to his eye. the first of three airplanes from panama to mexico carrying stranded cuban migrants landed yesterday. flights for 145 migrants a day are scheduled over the next few days to help cubans cross the border legally to the u-s... to el paso, texas. cuban migrants often start their journey by flying to countries in central and south
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require visas. but thousands were stranded after being denied entry into nicaragua. it's been a popular downtown reno spot for ice skating and just hanging out. but now the reno city council is considering a new use for the city plaza space... we will introduce you to a ten year old boy looking for a big brother. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly with your hour by hour forecast" sarah hi, i'm sarah johns. noah and, i'm noah bond. it's comes every year and there's no avoiding it... tax season is fast approaching. sarah so what are the red flags that might make you a target for an
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we're taking a closer n-dot is making progress on removing a large boulder, on u-s 50 in the glenbrook area of lake tahoe. crews have been using a hydraulic hammer to break the boulder into pieces. it's estimated to be 8- feet tall, and weighs about 60-thousand pounds. parts of the road will need to be repaired because of damage the boulder caused. those repairs won't be finished, until the end of the week. so, one lane will remain closed, and minor traffic delays are expected. ### high pressure will bring well above average temperatures through friday for northeast nevada. temperatures will ease down, but
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average, for the weekend. it will be breezy friday, with a chance for showers mainly north of interstate 80 friday night and saturday morning. the tranquil weather continues for northeast california and western nevada through thursday night before a modest system brings wind and some showers friday through early saturday. main forecast changes were to raise showers chances well north of i-80 friday night and up winds friday afternoon and evening. for today, afternoon temperatures are expected to jump 6-12 degrees over tuesday for valleys as the already rather mild airmass is scoured out temperatures through friday for northeast
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nevada. temperatures will ease down, but remaining above average, for the weekend. it will be breezy friday, with a chance for showers mainly north of interstate 80 friday night and saturday morning. the tranquil weather continues for northeast california and western nevada through thursday night before a modest system brings wind and some showers friday through early saturday. main forecast changes were to raise showers chances well north of i-80 friday night and up and evening. for today, afternoon it's a busy day for development on the reno city council.... two new distilleries are looking for alcohol manufacturing licenses.
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could be started right across the street from city hall.... kolo 8's rebecca kitchen is live with the details.... good morning dave and amanda... depending on how long you've lived here you know this property across from city hall as a couple different things... either the sight of the former mapes hotel...the area where the rink on the river use to be.. or as it's properly known... city plaza.... ... in today's meeting the council will discuss asking developers to come up with new plans for the area. the city bought the plaza back in '96.... and the last real talks of development were back in 2007... you can see plans on your screen here... they are looking to develop just the east side of the plaza... and keep the rink portion... according to a city of reno staff report... they are not looking to define a single project right now... really what they are looking for is a request for qualifications.... basically they are looking for developers to present plans to the city....
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according to the staff report.. are as follows.... there has to be parking for city employees and customers... that can probably be accomplished through renovating the parking garage attached to city hall which the city purchased last year... there also has to be space for ground floor retail and restaurants along the river... office and commercial space and finally... a place for public gathering... that would probably be on the south virginia side of the plaza.... something that is not included in the requirements.. but some people are calling for a covered roller rink to be put in place.. just like in the 2007 plans.... the canopy would allow for shade and could potentially serve as as performance venue. if all goes according to plan.... we could start seeing plans presented as early as the end of may... as a side note... another
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today... the siegal group will present their plans to either lease of sale a portion of the west street plaza for redevelopment of the truckee lane building.. where the jungle and tap house reside. there's a long list of littles waiting for mentors at big brothers big sisters of northern nevada. it's time to introduce you to a couple of them that i just met... jimmy and jahzir are looking for a big brother to have some fun with... it was a scrappy game of tackle basketball between these two brothers. this is juh-zeer jazir... and his ten year old brother jimmy. both of them are looking for a big. we had a chance to get jimmy to sit down and answer a few questions... like what he wants to maybe learn from a big brother... how to play basketball properly not a bad choice considering the rule breaking battle these brothers were having
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jimmy's not on the court he also likes soccer and reading. and really likes the show called henry danger! it's about this kid who finds a job and he doesn't know that the job he's in is for a superhero jimmy told me he doesn't really want to be a superhero... he instead wants to be a big time athlete. i either want to be a soccer player or a ufc fighter. ufc? wow that's cool. how did you get into that? by watching wwe he said he's had several of his classmates get bigs... and thought maybe he wanted to get involved in the program. since my friends got bigs maybe i wanted to see what it was like dave lawrence... kolo 8 news now if you've got a little extra free time for this science loving kid... or his fun younger brother then contact big
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you can find more information about becoming a big at kolo cares dot com. a woman in seattle scores big after eating at a seafood restaurant. just how much the pearl in her oyster is worth. the american kennel club announced america's most popular dog breed. to if you love labs, you'll
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club has declared the labrador retriever as dog breed. this is the 25th year in a row labs were named breeders say labs are popular because they family-friendly. rounding out the top five most popular dogs in the u-s -- german shepherd dogs, golden retrievers, bulldogs, and beagles. finding something unexpected in your meal
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ususally a "good" thing. but for one woman in washington state, it was a rare find. while enjoying a rare evening out at local restaurant ... a woman inside a clam. turns out it was a pearl dollars. a gemologist who pearl ... says it is one caret and gem quality. but experts say you a pearl in every co-hog quahog clam - let alone a dark purple one. prices for large high quality ones are right around 10-thousand dollars.
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we have a quiz that should help you make that decision. imagine using an app to unlock your car. a european car brans is making it possible. that's next in tech
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temperatures through friday for northeast california and western nevada. temperatures
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remaining above average, for the weekend. it will be breezy friday, with a chance for showers mainly north of interstate 80 friday night and saturday morning. the tranquil weather continues for northeast california and western nevada through thursday night before a modest system brings wind and some showers friday through early saturday. main forecast changes were chances well north of i-80 winds friday afternoon and evening. for today, afternoon temperatures are expected to jump 6-12 degrees over tuesday for valleys as the already rather mild airmass is scoured hey, there. in today's "techbytes" -- going for a drive? there's an app for that. >> volvo plans to replace car keys with a smartphone app, possibly as soon as next year. traditional keys would be available only on request.
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headlines at the mobile world congress in barcelona. lenovo has unveiled a new phone with 3-d motion tracking and depth sensors. >> and htc has its own virtual reality headset. bundled with wireless game controllers and a hefty $800 price tag. >> whoo. and check out the newest version of a walking robot. it's created by boston dynamics. for the first time, it walks on two legs. >> it's lighter, and not as tall as earlier versions of the atlas. crisp garden vegetables. no artificial flavors. philadelphia garden vegetable. rich, creamy... ...and delicious nothing else tastes like philadelphia .
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"we love nevada, we love nevada. thank you, thank you ..." republican presidential candidate donald trump is celebrating his victory this morning. we'll have the numbers from last night's caucus. and one person was taken to the hospital
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boulevard. who police say was at fault. between two fire districts in washoe county could save tax payers thousands. thanks for joining us reno... it's time and i'm dave lawrence. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. high pressure will bring well above average temperatures through friday for northeast california and western nevada. temperatures will ease down, but remaining above average, for the weekend. it will be breezy friday, with a chance for keeton" from the "koh radio" traffic center. how's traffic looking so far?

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